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This morning Peru led the way in South America with the first Law for Climate Change being officially signed by Martin Vizcarra in the government palace. The new law, unanimously approved by Congress in the middle of March, aims to reduce the amount of carbon emissions and develop strategies to ...
Alabama Commerce Secretary Greg Canfield is leading a team of state business leaders on a trade mission in South America this week, aiming to forge new relationships and find new markets for their goods and services. The mission to Argentina and Ecuador features a wide variety of the state's business ...

It was the first class of U-boats designed to sail submerged for a prolonged period of time and had a range which allowed it to sail non-stop to South America. The U-3523 was thought to have been sunk by a British B24 Liberator attack on May 6, 1945, but the inability to locate the wreck fuelled reports that it ...
Let Hector Ayala's Serie Americana written for guitarist David Russell take you on a tour of South America today, with stops in Bolivia, Argentina and Peru. Tags: classical music highlights · TweetShareGoogle+Email · NPR · BBC · Public Radio International · American Public Media · Public Radio Exchange ...
Get ready for streetside tango, sizzling grills and a chance to hike the mighty Andes. If it's about time to say "hola" to Argentina then Air New Zealand has you covered with cheap flights to Buenos Aires. Return airfares start with Gold Coast for $1,030, Melbourne for $1,044, Adelaide for $1047, Sydney for ...
Ecuadorean tuna fishermen's association Cooperativa Caneros de Manta has become the first such South American association to join the International Pole & Line Foundation (IPNLF). Based in Manta, Ecuador, Cooperativa was established in 2011 to "safeguard the region's traditional pole-and-line ...

The Illinois Farm Bureau group with its host farm family. Alex Utida, second from left, his mother, fourth from left, and his uncle, far right. In the background, workers are harvesting approximately 12,000 acres of soybeans and planting a second crop of cotton and corn near Campo Novo do Parecis, in Mato ...
American Airlines announced Tuesday it is continuing the company's growth in Mexico and Latin America by adding four new destinations starting next winter. The carrier's biggest additions are coming to South America, where American is adding routes to three new cities, including Georgetown, Guyana ...
'Locally-sourced' European meat may be responsible for deforestation in parts of South America, an NGO has claimed. Satellite images taken from Google Earth Engine show how soy production for animal feed is destroying South American rain forests. In a report, NGO Mighty said the European meat ...
Cape Town businesses are hopeful that a trade mission to Columbia last week would result in more exports to the South American country. During the visit‚ Wesgro's Trade Unit and Bogota Chamber of Commerce signed a memorandum of understanding with a view to fostering economic links between the ...
Shipbroker Simpson Spence Young (SSY) is to open its first office in South America, as it plans fresh expansion in its dry cargo department. SSY partner and dry cargo head Stanko Jekov told TradeWinds the new office will open in Brazil's biggest city, Sao Paulo, in May or June and be headed by Brazilian ...
The Fijian Warriors team will tour South America in early June. This was confirmed last night by Fiji Rugby Union chief executive officer John O'Connor. “The Fijian Warriors team will travel to Uruguay,” he said. The Warriors are going to take on Argentina A, Uruguay and Italy A. The Senirusi Seruvakula ...
A former British special forces solder has set a new record for riding the length of South America, smashing the previous record by 10 days. Dean Stott completed the journey on Wednesday, March 21, setting a new Guinness World Record of 48 days and 54 minutes having started on February 1.
Fifth Circuit Solicitor Dan Johnson shifted $10,000 from his office's drug seizure account to a credit card he used for travel and hotels in South America, a Post and Courier analysis of his office's spending records shows. Over the years, Johnson's office amassed some $300,000 from the proceeds of drug ...
Fifth Circuit Solicitor Dan Johnson shifted $10,000 from his office's drug seizure account to a credit card he used for travel and hotels in South America, a new Post and Courier analysis of his office's spending records shows. Over the years, Johnson's office amassed some $90,000 from the proceeds of drug ...
MONTEVIDEO – International experts on homicide will discuss levels of violent crime in South America during a four-day conference in Montevideo, the head of ... “Although there are no official figures, it is estimated that a bit more than 100,000 homicides occur each year in the 12 countries that make up South America,” he ...
Light experts SloanLED have announced expansion plans to address increased demand in Mexico, and Central and South America. The expansion is driven by customer growth in the petroleum, hospitality and retail signage markets. With a global support network encompassing North America, Europe, ...

Growing indigenous demand means that Central and South America are on the brink of becoming net importers of oil and gas ... Subscriber-Only Content. BNamericas develops thousands of news articles, analyses and features every month, always concentrating on how to make or save money in Latin ...
Brazil is among Croatia's traditionally most important trade partners in South America but despite its being the biggest South American economy, the potential for economic cooperation has not been adequately used, the president said. One of Croatia's best IT companies, Infobip, has opened an office in ...
When the UCI Para cycling Track World Championships officially open on Thursday (22 March), in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, it will be the first time the event is held in South America and it marks the first time since the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games that a World Championships takes place at the ...
None of that evidence has stood up to much scrutiny, though—except for one fact: sweet potatoes, a crop native to Central and South America, had already firmly taken root in the islands of Polynesia by the time Europeans arrived. It seemed logical that someone must have carried them across the Pacific.
“We're creating a world-class customer experience and as the largest U.S. carrier in Mexico and South America, we are committed to offering more choices with the best schedules for our customers in the region,” said Vasu Raja, vice president, Network and Schedule Planning. “As we look to strengthen our ...
SANTIAGO – Chileans are the happiest among all their bordering nations, a 2018 United Nations report on happiness has revealed. The UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network's annual survey report ranked Chile on the 25th spot among 156 countries. The ranking was based on six indicators: ...
“I can't believe how much it was like Nebraska,” Gibbon farmer Shane Bendfeldt said about visiting some of South America's farm country. “Their farmers face the same issues we do. … We're probably 10 years ahead of them tech-wise.” “The more we interacted with them, we saw how challenging it was for ...
These outstanding musicians have once again put together a program that enlightened those in attendance with music that featured music of South America rather than Euro-centric composers. I am always impressed with the sheer industry and talent that John Madura, violin; Melissa Madura, viola; and ...
Phill Lawson-Shanks, Chief Innovation Officer of EdgeConneX, discusses plans to expand edge data centers in South America and Europe in an effort to meet rising demand for cloud services. (0) |. Comment |. Print |. RSS. Comments. Newest First | Oldest First | Threaded View ADD A COMMENT.
Lynden resident tops South America's highest peak · Dr. Spady, 53-year Everson doctor, lovingly recalled · Meetings — Feb. 28, 2017 · Lynden gets $2.9 million for Pepin Creek stream work · Comedian Foxworthy to delight fairgoers · In the Military · Municipal Courts · Letters to the Editor — Feb. 28, 2018 ...
“The Amazon basin and north-central South America will have frequent rainfall and can be wetter than normal,“ AccuWeather Senior Meteorologist Jason Nicholls said. This includes much of Colombia, Venezuela, northwestern Brazil, eastern Peru and Bolivia. The rain will keep temperatures near to below ...
What do unusual microbes in a Chilean desert and life on Mars have in common? More than one might have thought. Scientists recently found organisms that for decades had been lying dormant in the desert sand, without water. The microbes are the first such discovered, and scientists hypothesize that ...
Until today, anybody flying from Australia to South America had to take various inconvenient connecting flights. Now, the new low-cost airline Norwegian Air Argentina has been given approval to fly from Buenos Aires direct to Perth. Other airlines, China Southern, Singapore Airlines and Qantas, have also ...
Zurich Insurance Group is taking over the South American business of Australia's QBE Insurance. The acquisition makes the Swiss company the No. 1 in one of the region's biggest markets. Zurich, one of Switzerland's largest insurers, agreed to pay $409 million for the Latin American business of QBE ...
The flight to Perth from the Argentine capital could link South America, Australia and Asia. Airlines would fly close to Antarctica to make the Perth Buenos Aires direct flight in the most convenient time. According to Airline Ratings, Argentine airline Norwegian Air Argentina is the first to undertake the process ...
A WORLD-FIRST air route is planned to link South America and Asia, with Perth the critical hub linking the two big travel markets. The fastest route is via the South Pole but a stop in Perth would be needed for fuel, creating exciting stopover tourism potential. Argentine airline Norwegian Air Argentina has ...
A vaccine for a widespread pig disease partially developed at Iowa State University has been approved for use in South America. Pat Halbur, the interim dean of ISU's College of Veterinary Medicine, is a co-inventor of the patent alongside researchers at Virginia Tech and Fort Dodge Animal Health, ...
For 2018, GeoPark is focused on Colombia's Llanos 34 Block where it plans to invest about $90 million. (Source: Shutterstock.com). Log in to post comments; 137 1. RIO DE JANEIRO—The independent Colombia-based oil company GeoPark (NYSE: GPRK) ended 2017 with some positive results.
My father was walking home from a cemetery with a friend who had just buried his fourth wife. Neither of the men was yet 45 years old. The widower looked at my father and said wistfully, “Bob, I guess I'm not supposed to be married.” I'm beginning to feel that way about riding to the end of the line in South ...
“The Real Housewives of New York cast was recently on a boat in South America and encountered turbulent water. Thankfully, everyone is fine and was able to continue their vacation as planned," the network said in a statement on Tuesday. "The safety of our cast and crew is paramount and, to that end, ...
GlobalData's analysis of the fiscal and regulatory changes in South America highlights that 2018 brings a large number of bid rounds across the region. The investment climate in Argentina has significantly improved under the Macri government. The country is set to open its first offshore round for the ...
A new report from the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) documents yellow fever cases in animals and humans from January 2016 through January 2018 in South America, showing the most cases reported in decades. Seven countries—Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Peru, ...
Here's a story that gets more interesting the more you look at it. A British man goes from pub to another – there's little inherent news value about that. But when you consider the pubs were over 20,000 miles apart, with one on the frozen island of Svalbard and the other one at Tierra del Fuego, Chile, the ...
South America's flat steel import prices stable amid Chinese break. Prices for flat steel products imported into South America were unchanged this week because of the lack of trading activity, Metal Bulletin has been told. “The market is stopped due to the Chinese [lunar] new year [celebrations], with fresh offers expected to ...
A soybean farmer near Wells and another outside of Clarks Grove joined a group of 11 other farmers from Minnesota and North Dakota for an opportunity to follow their soybeans south. Mark Fendrich and Jerry Demmer both traveled to Chile and Colombia on a week-long excursion through the Minnesota ...
OTTAWA – Canada will open trade talks next month with the four-nation Mercosur trading bloc in South America as part of an ongoing push to diversify its trade partnerships, a senior official said Friday. It comes as its main trading relationship with the United States, the North American Free Trade ...
Canada is to open trade talks next month with the four-nation Mercosur trading bloc in South America as part of an ongoing push to diversify its trade partnerships, a senior official said on Friday. The move comes as Canada's main trading relationship with the US — the North American Free Trade ...
A new industry group, the Committee for the Sustainable Management of the Southern Pacific Jumbo Flying Squid (CALAMASUR), has formed to work toward sustainable production in one of the world's most significant giant squid fishing regions. The fishery, located off the western coast of South America ...
If you've always dreamed of going to South America but have never had the cash to do so, listen up. Because you can now get to Argentina for under £260. Budget Airline Norwegian Air has just launched the UK's first low-cost route to the continent. The 14-hour non-stop flight is going from London Gatwick ...
South America's flat steel import prices edge down in pre-Chinese New Year rush. Prices for flat steel imports in South America fell this week with market participants in a rush to close deals ahead of the Chinese New Year holiday in mid-February. “Some transactions are being reported as traders are in a ...
Ecuadoran state power generator Gensur completed first phase filling of the dam for the 180MW Delsitanisagua hydroelectric project (pictured) in Zamora ... Subscriber-Only Content. BNamericas develops thousands of news articles, analyses and features every month, always concentrating on how to ...
Rita Frazer, director of radio for the Illinois Farm Bureau, stands with Chad Schutz, a rural White Hall farmer, in a soybean field in Brazil. They were among 13 Illinois Farm Bureau members who visited farms in Brazil and Argentina. WHITE HALL — A Greene County farmer had the chance to see how Brazil ...
The CEO of Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) has signalled that the business could invest more money into Southeast Asia and South America to ensure that it is “better balanced geographically”. Juan Luciano told investors that it would press ahead with plans to grow its operations in both regions, having ...


 

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